Friday, August 31, 2012

Show Notes - New Englanders in the 1600s

Following are some notes referencing items that were talked about during the 30 August 2012 interview with Martin Hollick about his book New Englanders in the 1600: A Guide to Genealogical Research Published Between 1980 and 2010.

The podcast of the interview is now available.

Where to buy the book:

The most recent expanded edition is not available from Amazon.com or BarnesandNoble.com.

You can purchase a copy of the 2012 edition from the New England Historic and Genealogical Society (NEHGS) store. 

Books mentioned by Marian Pierre-Louis during the interview:

Colonial American Doctresses: A Genealogical and Biographical Account of Women Who Practiced Medicine and Chirurgery in Colonial New England by Ethel Farrington Smith (2003).

Legal Executions in New England: A Comprehensive Reference 1623-1960 by Daniell Allen Hearn (1999).

Puritans Among Indians: Accounts of Captivity and Redemption 1676-1724 by Alden T. Vaughan and Edward W. Clark, eds. (1981).

Sex in Middlesex: Popular Mores in a Massachusetts County, 1649-1699 by Roger Thompson (1986).

Books mentioned by Martin Hollick during the interview:
Martin extolled the virtues of a number of other Roger Thompson titles:

All by Roger Thompson


Cambridge Cameos (2005)

From Deference to Defiance: Charlestown, Massachusetts 1629-1692 (2012)

Divided We Stand: Watertown, Massachusetts, 1630-1680 (2001)

Mobility and Migration: East Anglian Founders of New England 1629-1640 (2009) 

Two pre-1980 indexes that Martin mentioned included:

"My Own Index" by Donald Lines Jacobus  (1953) in Volume 3 of his Index to Genealogical Periodicals [Index of Publications up to 1953]

Founders of Early American Families by Meredith Colkert [publications up to 1985]

Two copies of the book that were given away as door prizes were generously donated by its publisher, the New England Historic Genealogical Society.

 Let me know if you have any questions about the show!




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2 comments:

  1. Thanks Marian - this is just exactly what I needed to see! Much appreciated.

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  2. Marian, I just listened to your archived blog talk radio with Martin Hollick. I thought you did a great job, very interesting. Just wanted to let you know that I have Bennett Hodsoll among my ancestors and his tip was greatly appreciated. Now that I have the radio show on my calendar I won't have to play catch up. Good luck with future shows. I will be listening. Brenda

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